Abington area sports calendar for the week of Oct. 28


Jack-O-Lantern 5K Walk/Run, Registration 8:45 a.m., race 9:30 a.m., Oct. 31 at Marywood University. Registration in the Center for Athletics and Wellness. Sponsored by the college’s women’s lacrosse team. Cost: $15 includes a T-shirt. Pre-registration begins Oct. 17. Participants should dress in Halloween costumes; gift baskets will be given to the two best. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the St. Francis of Assisi Soup Kitchen in Scranton. Info/registration: algeo@marywood.edu.

Abington Heights Basketball Camp, Nov. 10-12 at Clarks Summit Elementary School. The session time for fifth, sixth and seventh-graders will be 5:30 to 7 p.m., and 7 to 8:30 p.m. for eighth and ninth-graders. Abington Heights boys basketball players and coaches will conduct the camp. Instruction will be geared toward preparing players for tryouts and their upcoming seasons. Cost: $30 first member of a family, $20 each additional member. Info/register: 570-241-5466.

6th annual Turkey Trot 5K/10K Run, Nov. 15, Check-in 8 a.m. in the main lobby of TCMC’s Medical Sciences Building, 525 Pine St., Scranton. Races begin at 9 a.m., and routes begin and end at TCMC’s Medical Sciences Building. The event will also feature a Tiny Trot for children 13 and under. Proceeds will benefit Friends of the Poor’s annual Thanksgiving community dinner. Pre-registration through Nov. 1 : $25 for the 5K, $35 for the 10K, and $20 for the family 5K “Fun Run.” After Nov. 1 through race day: $35 for the 5K, $45 for the 10K, and $25 for the family 5K “Fun Run.” T-shirts will be provided to registered Turkey Trot participants. Registration for the Tiny Trot is $5, or two canned goods to be donated to the food drive. Turkey Trot participants are also invited to bring food and clothing donations the morning of race day.

Reach the Abington Journal newsroom at 570-587-1148 or news@theabingtonjournal.com.

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